13th September-17th September 2020 (COURSE FEE 480 €. If your group is five or bigger, you get 30 € discount/participant)

This fantastic course operated by eduVirma is planned those who are interested in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education! The significance of entrepreneurship is a popular topic of discussion in Europe including Finland.

In addition to financial aspects, the discussion on entrepreneurship also highlights the importance of entrepreneurship for unemployed persons and immigrants.

A school is a part of society and youngsters are our future. Entrepreneurship education has a big task to strengthen the partnership between schools and working life and to implement entrepreneurship in education.

In Finland we have many new and modern programmes and reforms for these challenges that are supported by our Ministery of Education and Culture and many other organisations, also locally.

Course is operated by eduVirma

Course place: Joensuu, Finland

Course fee: 480€/participant. If your group is five participants or bigger, you get 30 € discount/participant. Course fee does not include meals or accomodation

Outcomes of the training week:

During the week, you will be given an overview of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education in Finland and Eastern Finland. Participants will learn and get new ideas and experiences for their daily reality. All the participants should have a little plan of their own for the next steps of entrepreneurship education after their visit. There is an entrepreneur inside everyone.

Participants will share their experiences and information to learn from each other. Naturally, they will find new colleagues from all over the Europe and develop their English skills. Perhaps you will start to think about new project together.

Themes of education week:

- Entrepreneurship education – what does it mean ?
- Comparing education systems and entrepreneurship education of participants
- Finnish education system
- Curriculum development
- Entrepreneurship education in Finland as a whole and locally : organisations, institutions, schools
- Models and training for entrepreneurship education and cooperation with working life and companies on different school levels

- Challenges and solutions for the future

in our cooperation hotel, Sokos hotel Kimmel in September 2019:
Economy room rates: single room 88€/night, double room 98€/night and double room with extra bed 123€/night.
Standard room rates: single room 103€/night, double room 113€/night and double room with extra bed 138€/night.

All room rates include breakfast, free wifi and sauna with swimming pool. Sokos hotel Kimmel locates next to railway station and main bus station. Also busses from Joensuu airport (JOE) will stop near this hotel. You are also free to use other hotels or airbnb etc.

When you make the final registration, we will give you instructions, how to get agreement room rate.

You are also free to use other hotels, airbnb etc.

Schedule of five days : (Program might contain some changes)

Night before official program starts: meeting in a lobby of Sokos hotel Kimmel 20:00 o’clock

Day 1 10:00 Welcome to Finland. Finnish educational system. Entrepreneurship education in Finland. Joensuu as a city of education. Education in Joensuu .Participants presentations.

Day 2 Visits to local schools. How do they connect cooperation to the curriculum? Why and how do they work together with local companies ? The roles ( student, teacher, principal, company ). The support ( how to get it and from where ? ). The importance of all this.

Day 3 Workshops and lessons about entrepreneurship education and entrepreneur: participants from schools of different level, organizations and companies. Visits to local companies : questions and answers: why do the schools and companies need each other more and more ?

Day 4 Visit to countryside and KOLI National park . Cultural evening.

Day 5 Entrepreneurship education today and tomorrow: what kind of skills do we need to promote all this, what can we learn from each other in Europe, the role of the entrepreneur in the future ? Feedback,certificates . (Officially the course is over 1.00 PM)

Any questions? Contact eduVirma CEO, Mr. Hannu Naumanen, email naumanenh@gmail.com, mob. +358 50 3431 473